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Inspiring Latina: Real Estate Mogul & Philanthroper Gloria Castellanos
Inspiring Latina: Real Estate Mogul Gloria Castellanos

Gloria Castellanos is a Latina on a mission! A distinguished realtor with Keller Williams Realty in Westwood, CA, Castellanos is one of the most successful Latinas in the real estate industry -- consistently performing at the top 1 percent of her market. She focuses on assisting big-name clients buy and sell their beautiful properties in some of the most prestigious and desirable neighborhoods in Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Westwood, Santa Monica and Malibu. 


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Woman Drags Baby on Wedding Dress — On Purpose
Woman Drags Baby on Wedding Dress — On Purpose

Wait, que?!

A Tennessee woman named Shona Carter-Brooks is under fire for attaching her newborn baby to the train of her wedding dress, and dragging the little one down the aisle.


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Offensive Stereotypes In Hong Kong Textbooks Are Ridiculous
Offensive Stereotypes In Hong Kong Textbooks Are Ridiculous

A grade level textbook used in some Hong Kong has sparked controversy because of its ridiculously offensive use of stereotypes. 


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Failed GOP Candidate Changes Name to Cesar Chavez, Runs As Democrat
Failed GOP Candidate Changes Name to Cesar Chavez, Runs As Democrat

Can't win a seat in Congress? Then change your name to Cesar Chavez. At least that's what one failed GOP candidate from Arizona thinks is the answer.

According to The Huffington Post, Scott Fistler, a 34-year-old Republican running for a seat in Arizona's Seventh Congressional District, petitioned in 2013 to have his name changed to the late Mexican-American civil rights activist.


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Jorge Ramos Spars With Bill O'Reilly
WATCH: Jorge Ramos Spars With Bill O'Reilly

Jorge Ramos butted heads with Bill O'Reilly during an appearance on The O'Reilly Factor last week. The Univision anchor and O'Reilly agreed to disagree on a number of topics including immigration reform, American media and how they need to distance themselves from those in power, and political party support.


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Woman With Leukemia Finds Dad on Facebook, May Get More Than a Reunion
Woman With Leukemia Finds Dad on Facebook, May Get More Than a Reunion

After 18 years and an extensive Facebook search, Malen Gaynor will be reunited with her estranged father.


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Instagram Trend: These Babies Rock Some Serious Eyebrows
Instagram Trend: These Babies Rock Some Serious Eyebrows

Got a baby? Got a marker? Then you can participate in the latest we're-not-sure-why-people-are-doing-this trend: Drawing eyebrows on your baby.

Moms everywhere have been posting pictures on Instagram, showing off their tots with eyebrows drawn on. Some parents go for the big bold brow look, like you can see on the baby pictured above, and others opt for what some call a "chola look," featuring thinly drawn eyebrows with various expressions.


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President Obama Calls for Mentors As Part of Minority Program
President Obama Calls for Mentors As Part of Minority Program

President Obama has put in a call to action for all Americans to become involved with his "My Brother's Keeper" program, which was introduced earlier this year.

According to Fox News Latino, the "My Brother's Keeper" initiative was launched to reverse underachievement among young minority men through mentorship and tutoring programs.


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One Map Shows The Entire World In Stereotypes
One Map Shows The Entire World In Stereotypes

What's the one word that exemplifies Mexico? According to stereotypes, it's probably tacos.

One artist has taken the stereotypical word associated with parts of the world and put it all on a map. And the results are quite interesting! From America ("Liberty") to Latin America ("Tacos"), it's definitely worth a look. But be warned: it's definitely not politically correct.

See the rest of the images on the Huffington Post!


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Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik pose in the press room during the 2013 American Music Awards
One Direction's Zayn Malik & Louis Tomlinson Roll Up A Joint In Peru

When in Latin America...celebrities get wild!

Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik, two members of the popular boy band One Direction, apparently let (very) loose while on tour in Peru.


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